FCC v. Telephone Research Common Sense: New rules could block most calls, make compliance more complicated, and invite more class action lawsuits
On June 18, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote on new regulations that could seriously harm survey, opinion and marketing research conducted by phone.
Call-Blocking Technology Could Block Marketing Research Calls, Even Though Intended to Fight Telemarketing Robocalls
Should telephone companies be allowed to block certain calls -- and would some of those calls be survey, opinion and marketing research calls?
The Marketing Research Association (MRA) appealed to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on December 23, 2014 to allow marketing researchers the freedom to call mobile phones.
Last Updated:May 24, 2016
1-page best practice paper on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and calls to cell phones
Telephone MR and Reforming the Universal Service Fund: MRA Comments to the House Energy & Commerce Committee
The House Energy & Commerce Committee recently requested public comment in response to a white paper on reforming universal service program.
Growing mobile population demands new approaches: Should the TCPA regulate call volume instead of call technology?
Is the problem with survey, opinion and marketing research calls to cell phones the amount of calls placed, or the technology used to make the calls?